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Today in History

 Education Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:50 PM, 26 July 2019   Updated: 07:51 PM, 26 July 2019

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The matter that is happening today, it becomes history tomorrow. Each page in history contains lots of knowledge for us. Besides, there are some important questions in various competitive examinations on different historical issues. Considering the needs of the readers, our regular arrangement is - today in history.

Today is 26th July 2019, Friday. According to the Gregorian calendar of the year, the 207th day of the year.

Events:

On this day in 1847, Liberia gets independence from the United States.

On this day in 1856, Widow Marriage law was introduced through the toughest effort of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.

On this day in 1876, The ‘Indian Association’ was formed in Kolkata as a political platform.

On this day in 1908, The US intelligence agency FBI is formed.

On this day in 1953, The movement started against the dictatorial Batista government of Cuba, led by Fidel Castro.

On this day in 1956, The Egyptian government nationalizes the Suez Canal.

On this day in 1953, Maldives gets independence from the United Kingdom.

On this day in 1991, The Communist Party of the Soviet Union decides to withdraw from Marxism-Leninism.

Birth:

On this day in 1842, Bertold Delbrook, German linguist was born.

On this day in 1856, George Bernard Shaw, Irish Literature was born.

On this day in 1865, Rajinikanth Sen, a renowned Bengali poet and composer was born.

On this day in 1875, Swiss psychologist Karl Gustaf Young was born.

On this day in 1908, Salvador Alessandro, President of Chile was born.

On this day in 1928, Stanley Kubrick, an Academy Award-winning US film director and producer was born.

On this day in 1950, Paul Seymour, US Computer Scientist was born.

On this day in 1955, Asif Ali Zardari, 14th President of Pakistan was born.

On this day in 1989, Ivana Sarkozy, Miss World Beauty Contest 2011 winner was born.

Death:

On this day in 1533, Attawalpa, Emperor of Inca died.

On this day in 1915, English Lexicographer James Henry Marie died.

On this day in 1925 Gottlob Frege, German mathematician died.

On this day in 1941, Benjamin Whorf, US linguist died.

On this day in 1956, Mohitlal Majumder, Bengali poet died.

On this day in 1988, Fazlur Rahman Malik, one of the most recognized scholars of Islam died.

On this day in 2000, John Tuckey, US statistician died.

Day:

Cuba's National Revolution Day.

Liberia's Independence Day.

Maldives Independence Day

Victory Day in the Kargil War in India.

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